A SERVANT'S CONFIDENCE
JOSHUA, CHAPTER 1
JOSHUA HAD AN ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE JOB FROM A HUMAN PERSPECTIVE.
HE WAS THE LEADER TO FOLLOW MOSES.
REMEMBER, GOD USED MOSES TO LEAD THE PEOPLE OUT OF BONDAGE AND
SAFELY THROUGH 40 YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS. HE GAVE THE 10
COMMANDMENTS TO MOSES AND INSPIRED THE FIRST 5 BOOKS OF THE
BIBLE TO BE WRITTEN BY MOSES.
THERE IS NO MORE SIGNIFICANT LEADER THAN MOSES.
WHO CAN FOLLOW A MOSES? A TOUGH ASSIGNMENT!!!
ENOUGH TO ROB THE BRAVEST OF CONFIDENCE!
SO JOSHUA FACED A CRISIS FROM THE BEGINNING AS GOD'S CHOSEN
SERVANT BECAUSE OF THE RECORD OF HIS PREDECESSOR.
GOD NEVER ASKS ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING WITHOUT PROVIDING THE GRACE
AND POWER TO DO THE WORK.
WHAT AN IMPOSSIBLE ASSIGNMENT!!! THE SEVEN NATIONS JOSHUA IS TO
CONQUER ARE ALL LARGER AND MORE POWERFUL THAN ISRAEL!
EVEN THE PROMISED LAND HAS PROBLEMS!
GOD GAVE JOSHUA A GUARANTEE AND A FIVE POINT STRATEGY FOR
JOS 1:5 No one will be able to stand up against you all the
days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I WILL BE WITH YOU; I
will never leave you nor forsake you.
JOS 1:6 "Be strong and courageous, because YOU WILL lead these
people to inherit the land I swore to their forefathers to give
JOS 1:7 Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all
the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the
right or to the left, that you may be SUCCESSFUL wherever you
JOS 1:8 Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth;
meditate on it da ...
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